Five Signs You Are A Creative Person

You dream in vivid color. You often are caught staring out the window. You struggle with knowing who you are. If you nodded your head to any of these statements above, there is a chance you might be creative. But how do you really know if you are creative? Is there a test? Do you … Continue reading Five Signs You Are A Creative Person

How do you keep track of your word count?

Just in time for NaNoWriMo, I thought that I would start sharing some helpful tips as we lead up to NaNoWriMo.   I am a lover of all things NaNoWriMo and I love to talk about it too! So I think I will start with ways to keep track of your word count.  There are … Continue reading How do you keep track of your word count?

Stalled out

Since I don't have an interview this week due to unseen events, I thought I would share a little bit about my writing - or well lack of writing... I've stalled out this past week. I dunno why... It might deal with the fact that one of the main antagonist characters decided to 'flip sides' … Continue reading Stalled out

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Drawing up Blanks

I'm drawing up blanks… It's very rare that I can't think of anything to blog about. I often can blink and come up with a new idea…. Not today, I'm drawing up blanks… Maybe it's because I woke an hour earlier and I have been trying to get as much done before my daughter wakes … Continue reading Drawing up Blanks

The Usefulness of Binders.

This writing Wednesday, I thought I would talk about my love of binders!  I love binders! They are just so useful! Binders can be used in many different ways.  All lot of us remember having a binder or two during our school days.  Remember the teacher always showing us how to organize it?  Here are … Continue reading The Usefulness of Binders.

Non Writing activities

So, what do you do when you aren't writing? Wait, people do other things than write? Uh-oh, I'm in trouble! As many of you know, I am a full time stay at home mom. Most of the day I am just chasing my almost one year old (three more days!) around the house. Within the … Continue reading Non Writing activities

Coffee Date

If we were having coffee right now, I would be gagging.  Coffee is like the nastiest thing on the planet...   Hot chocolate on the other hand, now that is what is up! 🙂 I'm not a fan of coffee.  I don't like the taste, the smell or anything else when it comes to coffee. … Continue reading Coffee Date

Hook ‘em with a quote…

“I can fix a bad page. I can't fix a blank page.” ― Nora Roberts This is one of my favorite quotes when it comes to writing. Let me explain. As writers, we often have an inner judge, jury, editor and critic that lives in our head while we are trying to write. We worry … Continue reading Hook ‘em with a quote…

Steph’s writing corner.

Today's Writing 101 assignment is all about where the magic happens - in other words, where the writing happens! I love sharing about my writing space. (It also asks questions about  writing habits, equipment and other things.  I will get to that in a few!) We had just moved into a new place and it … Continue reading Steph’s writing corner.

Writer’s Procrastination

I can't decide if procrastination kills creativity or is essential to it. — Grant Snider (@grantdraws) April 28, 2014 I am in the middle on this statement. Daydreaming or procrastination really does help your creative side to think.  It allows the creative juices flow because your brain is relaxing and isn't focused on anything.  That … Continue reading Writer’s Procrastination